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May 20, 2024

Windhover’s 2024 Edition Brings a Fresh Face to the Traditioned Magazine

The latest edition of NC State’s annual literary magazine Windhover is out now and orients the publication toward an exciting new direction, with bold strokes exhibited from design to literary and visual pieces. 

Layla El-Khoury (left) receives the 2023 Robert E. Stewart Engineering Humanities Award from Keith G. Tinsey (right)—photo courtesy of Laura Riddle.

Aug 23, 2023

Student-Choreographer Layla El-Khoury Receives Robert E. Stewart Engineering Humanities Award

The American Society for Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) named student-dancer and choreographer Layla El-Khoury, the 2023 recipient of the Robert E. Stewart Engineering Humanities Award for her choreographed piece titled “Force of Flows.” 

The Power Sound of the South® performs in front of Cardiff Castle in Wales, England—photo courtesy of Dan Jahn.

Aug 17, 2023

Performing Across The Pond

A look back at The Department of Performing Arts and Technology's trip to Great Britain, including a recap of each performance by the traveling members of the marching band and wind ensemble. 

Dr. Wes Parker (left) directs the NC State Jazz Orchestra student members (right) during a concert.

Aug 15, 2023

On the Air: A Podcast Conversation Featuring Wes Parker

Department of Performing Arts and Technology's Wes Parker joins Howie Ledford on the NCMEA Podcast to discuss the value of music at NC State. 

Two students hold signs for #GivingPack

Mar 14, 2023

Help Our Students by #GivingPack and Giving Forward

This Day of Giving, your gift to the Feed the Pack food pantry and the new Department of Performing Arts and Technology can go even further through special giving match challenges. 

Close-up image of a soundboard

Mar 7, 2023

Announcing the New Department of Performing Arts and Technology

After years of research, assessment, conversation and planning by faculty and department leadership, the music and dance departments have merged to become the Department of Performing Arts and Technology. 

Portrait of Shilpa Giri in front of a wall of Technician covers.

Mar 1, 2023

“You Can Be That Voice”: Meet 3 Student Leaders

Women’s History Month gives us opportunities to learn from the women who came before us and the women in our lives today. Meet three students who are championing inclusivity and speaking up for one another here on campus.  

A large group of student-musicians in matching outfits holding their instruments

Jan 9, 2023

The Performance of a Lifetime

The NC State Jazz Orchestra was the first collegiate ensemble from North Carolina invited to perform at the Midwest Clinic, the world's largest instrumental music education conference. 

A group of students on a stage holding certificates

Dec 6, 2022

Arts NC State Presents 2022 Creative Artist Awards

NC State’s student artist awards celebrate students from across the university’s colleges who exhibit extraordinary creativity and mastery of their craft. 

Randy and Susan Woodson with the director of Arts NC State and chair of the FANS Board

Dec 5, 2022

The Woodsons Receive 2022 Bowers Medal of Arts

The award recognizes individuals who demonstrate a deep and profound commitment to the value of the arts at NC State.